The 20 days Rajasthan Cultural and Heritage tour allows you to experience the culture, lifestyle and tradition of Indian state of Rajasthan. During this trip, you will get to visit some popular destinations like Jaipur, Pushkar, Ranthambore, Bundi, Udiapur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and others. By visiting these major cities, you will get to know about the rich culture and heritage of this Rajputana state. This cultural and heritage tour of Rajasthan is also about visiting some popular villages like Bishnoi Village, Khuri, Pokhran, Mandawa and others. Experience the lifestyle of these places will be a mind-blowing experience.
Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
A warm welcome at Delhi airport by our company representative and driver on your arrival time. After introduction to your driver drive to your Pre-booked hotel, Check-In and relax. I have kept this day for arrival drop only as per your preference to take some rest. Car and driver will be available if you want to come out and explore a few places. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 2: Delhi – Agra (Drive 4 – 5 Hours)
After Morning activity drive to the city of marble Agra through the Indian countryside, En-route visit City Mathura, Mathura is famous for the birthplace of Hindu god Krishna. Upon arrival in Agra, first check-in in the hotel and proceed to Taj Mahal to see the architectural modern day wonder of the world, the incomparable Taj Mahal. This monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modern world. Built-in 1652 by Emperor Shah Jahan. Agra the zenith of art and an enshrined romance. Taj Mahal a poem in white marble which took 22 years to build by 20,000 skilled artisans who inlaid the white marble edifice with precious and semi-precious stones. Agra town lives mainly in the past. Once the seat of Mughal rulers. Their passion for building endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world. After sightseeing the Taj Mahal, you will visit the Agra fort from where one can get the most moving view of the Taj from the little octagonal tower in the Agra Fort which lies across the river Yamuna. It was here that Aurangzeb the third son of Shah Jahan keep this father under house arrest, from where the Emperor spent the last years of his life gazing at the tomb of his beloved. Then after proceed to visit Itimad-Ud-Daulah (Baby Taj), Akbar Mausoleum and another famous monument. Rest of the day enjoy your leisure time with an overnight stay in hotel.
Day 3: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Bharatpur – Jaipur (Drive 5 to 6 Hours)
After breakfast check-out from hotel & drive to “Pink City” of India. En-route visit Birds Sanctuary and Fatehpur Sikri (Ghost Town). Built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 to commemorate the birth of his son and later abandoned due to scarcity of water. Upon arrival in Jaipur check-in at your pre-booked hotel. Day free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 4: Jaipur Day Tour
After breakfast proceed to explore the pink city with your guide. Visit the impressive Amber Fort 12 km from Jaipur. At the foot hill, mount on the elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate. The ride will lead you to the by gone era of Rajput Kings. After lunch drive to the Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace and the in-house Museum. Walk along the bazaars of the “Pink City” and enjoy the colorful life of the city. You will be amazed at the sight of the men and the women folk dressed in the most colorful way, especially ladies adorned with heavy silver jewelry. Enjoy the typical Rajasthani Thali (food) with non-stop servings. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur – Pushkar (Drive 2 to 3 Hours)
After breakfast drive to Pushkar edge of the desert lies the tiny tranquil town of Pushkar along the bank of the picturesque Pushkar Lake. This is an important pilgrimage spot for the Hindus, which has the only temple of Lord Brahma in the country and one of the few in the world. Arrive Pushkar check in at hotel. Later visit Brahma Temple. Rest of day free at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 6: Pushkar – Ranthambore (Drive 5 to 6 Hours)
After breakfast at hotel drive to Ranthambore National Park is one of the frequently visited wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan. Ranthambore National Park, located amidst the Aravali and Vindhya ranges. Arrive Ranthambore check-in at Hotel drive to jungle for take jeep/canter park safari. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 7: Ranthambore Day Tour
After breakfast drive to jungle of Ranthambore in a jeep/canter for tiger tracking and bird watching. After lunch drive to the jungle for take jeep/canter park safari. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 8: Ranthambore – Bundi (Drive 2 to 3 Hours)
Early morning drive to Bundi, a tiny picturesque town. Bundi is surrounded by the Aravali hills on the three sides and is circumscribed by a massive wall with four gateways. On arrival visit the Taragarh Fort, one of the finest examples of the Rajput architectures, housing some of the superb Bundi murals, and Bundi Palace and Rani ji ki Baori. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 9: Bundi – Chittorgarh – Bijaipur (Drive 5 to 6 Hours)
After breakfast at hotel you will proceed to Bijaipur Village, en-route visit biggest fort of India Chittod Garh, this fort is very old, it is mentioned in Mahabharata (an old epic of india belong to 1000 BC) as the name of Chittor, but the fort date is started as a Chittod Garh from the 8th century, founded by king Bapa Rawal of Sisodia. Later proceed to Bijaipur Castle. After check in hotel, enjoy nice walk in the Bijaipur village for see real Indian village cultural and tradition. Rest of time enjoy leisure hours with overnight stay in hotel.
Day 10: Bijaipur – Udaipur (Drive 3 to 4 Hours)
After breakfast check-out from hotel & drive to Udaipur. Built-in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh, the city has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India. Udaipur is famous for fairy-tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls, carry the flavor of a heroic past, epitomizing valor and chivalry. Their reflection in the placid waters of the LAKE PICHOLA is an enticing sight. Upon arrival check-in at your pre-booked hotel. Evening boat ride in Lake Pichola in Udaipur. Overnight at the hotel in Udaipur.
Day 11: Udaipur Day Tour
After breakfast proceed to visit the magnificent Sahelion-ki-Bari Gardens This small garden made for the queen sand the maids, has many fountains and other important figures. The Jagdish Temple this Indo-Aryan Temple made by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651 AD, is the largest and the most beautiful temple of Udaipur, with many in tricatelysculpted idols displaying the fine Indo-Aryan architecture. Finally visit the Pratap Museum The museum houses the old sculptures and inscriptions. One can see the antique paintings of Mewar and the turban worn by prince Khurram (Emperor Shahjahan) on display, which was gifted to Maharana Khazan Singh by Shahjahan. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 12: Udaipur – Kumbhalgarh – Ranakpur (Drive 4 to 5 Hours)
After breakfast drive to Ranakpur, en-route visit the world-famous fort of India Kumbhal Garh, Kumbha garh famous for second biggest and third oldest 36 kilometers long wall, seven majestic gate and seven ramparts one within the other. Upon arrival at Ranakpur visit world-famous 500 years old incredible jain temple with 1444 pillars, all pillar are different then each other. After jain temple visit to natural lake with very nice view of sun set.
Day 13: Ranakpur – Jodhpur (Drive 3 to 4 Hours)
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur the Gateway to the Thar Desert. Arrive Jodhpur check in at hotel. Afternoon proceed to visit Meherangarh Fort – one of the most Perched on a 150 m high hill its sprawl is the most formidable and magnificent fort in Rajasthan Also visit Jaswant Thada – Jaswant Thada was built in the early 1900s as a memorial to Jaswant Singh II, 33rd Rathore ruler of Jodhpur Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 14: Jodhpur – Bishnoi Village (Drive 2 to 3 Hours)
Morning go for Bishnoi village safari in the jeep and have a rare glimpse into the rich culture and true essence of India. Abundant wildlife (game) and memorable moments of the great desert landscape fascinates one while driving along the countryside. Overnight at Jodhpur.
Day 15: Jodhpur – Jaisalmer (Drive 5 to 6 Hours)
After breakfast drive to Jaiselmer city is one of India most beautiful, colorful & fascinating place. Arrive Jaiselmer check-in at Hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 16: Jaisalmer – Day Tour – Desert Village Khuri
After a relaxed breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour of The Golden City – Jaisalmer. It is in the heart of the Great Indian Desert. Its temple, fort, and palaces are all built of yellow stone. The city is a mass of intricately carved buildings, facades, and elaborate balconies. visit the Jaisalmer fort-oldest living fort in the world, Patwa ki haveli, Saalim Singh ki haveli, Nathmal ki haveli, Gadi Sagar lake, Ladhurva Jain temple, etc. After Jaisalmer sightseeing proceed to Desert village Khuri, this is the highlight of your Rajasthan tour. Here you can see real desert life, tradition, culture and overnight camel safri. Here you have many options if you like you can night sleep at sand dunes in the open sky with million stars/Desert Huts/desert camp/swiss tent.
Day 17: Khuri – Pokaran – Bikaner – Rat Temple (Drive 6 to 7 Hours)
After breakfast in desert camp proceed to Bikaner, En-route visit Pokaran and Khichan, Pokaran is famous for the beautiful red stone fort, and Khichan is very famous for migrated Demoiselle Crane from Siberia. Upon arrival in Bikaner, check-in at hotel and proceed to see world-famous religious wonder “RAT TEMPLE” at Deshnok village. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 18: Bikaner – Mandawa (Drive 3 to 4 Hours)
After breakfast proceed to visit the world-famous camel breeding farms, where you can ride the camels and taste their milk. Then after visit Juna garh fort. Lal garh Palace and the Fort Museum. Later drive to Mandawa Heart of Desert located in Shekhawati region check-in at Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 19: Mandawa – Delhi (Drive 6 to 7 Hours)
After breakfast proceed to visit Shekhavati village & beautiful Havelis some of the famous havelis of Mandawa are the Saraf haveli, and Chokhani and Ladia havelis. Also visit Mahensar and Dundlod meeting the local village chief. Later leave for Delhi. Reach by evening. Overnight at Delhi.
Day 20: Delhi Day Tour
Breakfast at hotel. Day free to explore the city and finish last minute Shopping. After dinner you will be transferred to Airport to board a flight for your onward journey or way back home.